If you think natural talent – the ability to write well – is a personality trait of a successful writer, you’d be wrong. “Talent is cheaper than table salt,” says bestselling author and writing teacher Stephen King.
traits of top writers
Dull content can be the kiss of death – even for writers who love to write! Whether you’re a student writing about a boring topic for school or a freelance writer researching the history of the typewriter (yawn), you won’t write well if you’re bored.… Read More »How to Stay Motivated to Keep Writing
Do all poets, poem writers, scribes and verse makers possess the same essential personality traits? You get to be the judge! These traits of a poet’s personality begin with a brief glimpse into the writing habits of famous writers and poets.
Writers with extroverted personality traits tend to spend more time with friends and family – especially when compared to introverts! Here are seven tips for increasing writing productivity for extroverts (although writers with introverted personalities are welcome to use these tips, too 🙂 ). “Write… Read More »7 Ways for Extroverts to Increase Their Writing Productivity
These writing techniques won’t make your words come alive unless you actually apply them to your writing. That is, you need to edit your work by looking for each technique in your writing. The only way to write better is to rewrite your work. If you’re serious… Read More »Writing Techniques That Make Words Come Alive
If you develop a writing plan, you’re more likely to stay motivated and disciplined to write. These steps to developing a writing plan are from published author Laura Cross, of NonfictionInk. In The Complete Guide to Hiring a Literary Agent: Everything You Need to Know… Read More »Developing a Writing Plan in 4 Easy Steps
How do you know if it’s time to give up your dream of being a published author – especially in this economy and era? These signs it’ s time to give up your dream of being a writer will help you shake off unachievable goals… Read More »11 Signs It’s Time to Give Up on Your Dream of Getting Published
Quips and Tips for Successful Writers was chosen as one of the top ten blogs for writers – a first-time honor. Thank you Michael Stelzner for hosting this competition, which brings all sorts of writing blogs together, and for accepting Quips and Tips!
Here’s a list of all the winners, first with Michael’s thoughts about each and then with my own input. Whether you’re into blogging, freelance writing, or fiction writing, you’ll find a blog gem here…
Also, I want to feature Darren Rowse and Chris Garrett’s Problogger: Blogging Your Way to a Six Figure Income. I’ve learned alot from those two professional bloggers; click on the cover for more info. And, read on for a list of Stelzner’s top ten writing blogs…Read More »A Top 10 Writing Blog – Quips and Tips for Successful Writers